Officers have issued a further appeal to find a missing Newcastle man – as they mark more than one month since his disappearance.

Roy Johnson, 48, was first reported missing on the evening of Saturday, January 20, after leaving the Harton Lane area of South Shields.

An investigation was immediately launched, and officers later established that Roy was last sighted on CCTV in the Temple Park Road area of South Shields at around 10.53pm on the same day.

There have been no confirmed sightings of Roy since however, and officers continue to grow increasingly concerned for his welfare.

Officers have today (Wednesday) issued a renewed plea to the public for any information which may help to find him more than one month on.

Detective Inspector Adele Reed, of Northumbria Police, said: “Roy has now been a missing person for more than one month, and we remain increasingly concerned for his welfare.

“A number of enquiries have been carried out since Roy was first reported missing, including extensive reviews of CCTV and other footage. However, we have not yet been successful in our search to find him.

“So today, we are once again appealing to members of the community for their help, and for any information which could help us locate Roy.

“No matter how insignificant you feel this may be, any new details shared could prove key to our investigation.”

Det Insp Reed added: “We still believe Roy could be dressed in the same clothing as he is pictured wearing in both the CCTV footage and in his picture.

“We would urge anyone in possession of or with access to CCTV or dashcam footage to review this, while we would also ask people to check any gardens and outbuildings.”

Roy is described as a white man, around 5 foot 10 inches in height, of medium build, with short grey hair.

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He was last known to be wearing a grey t-shirt and hoodie, denim jeans, black trainers and a black coat.

He is understood to have links to the Kenton area of Newcastle, as well as the Hebburn and Jarrow areas of South Tyneside.

Members of the public are asked not to approach Roy if they see him, and to contact Northumbria Police immediately by calling 101 quoting reference number: NP-20240120-1118.